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    Cover: Killer Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century AmericaKiller Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century AmericaWeidman, NadineHARDCOVER10/26/2021$45.00
    Cover: Uncertain Powers: Sen’yōmon-in and Landownership by Royal Women in Early Medieval JapanUncertain Powers: Sen’yōmon-in and Landownership by Royal Women in Early Medieval JapanKawai, SachikoHARDCOVER10/19/2021$59.95
    Cover: Building for Oil: Daqing and the Formation of the Chinese Socialist StateBuilding for Oil: Daqing and the Formation of the Chinese Socialist StateHou, LiPAPERBACK08/10/2021$21.00
    Cover: Opportunity in Crisis: Cantonese Migrants and the State in Late Qing ChinaOpportunity in Crisis: Cantonese Migrants and the State in Late Qing ChinaMiles, Steven B.HARDCOVER03/09/2021$65.00
    Cover: Give and Take: Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern JapanGive and Take: Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern JapanEhlers, Maren A.PAPERBACK01/19/2021$32.00
    Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteHattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteSturkey, WilliamPAPERBACK01/12/2021$21.95
    Cover: The War Within: Diaries from the Siege of LeningradThe War Within: Diaries from the Siege of LeningradPeri, AlexisPAPERBACK10/13/2020$22.95
    Cover: Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to TwitterBored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to TwitterFernandez, Luke
    Matt, Susan J.
    PAPERBACK07/07/2020$19.95
    Cover: Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican MigrationUndocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican MigrationMinian, Ana RaquelPAPERBACK05/12/2020$19.95
    Cover: Ruling the Savage Periphery: Frontier Governance and the Making of the Modern StateRuling the Savage Periphery: Frontier Governance and the Making of the Modern StateHopkins, Benjamin D.HARDCOVER05/05/2020$49.95
    Cover: The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in TexasThe Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in TexasMartinez, Monica MuñozPAPERBACK04/14/2020$19.95
    Cover: The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American WarThe Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American WarGuardino, PeterPAPERBACK04/07/2020$22.95
    Cover: The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern AmericaThe Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern AmericaIgo, Sarah E.PAPERBACK03/10/2020$22.95
    Cover: Rise of a Japanese Chinatown: Yokohama, 1894–1972Rise of a Japanese Chinatown: Yokohama, 1894–1972Han, Eric C.PAPERBACK03/10/2020$23.00
    Cover: The Worship of Confucius in JapanThe Worship of Confucius in JapanMcMullen, JamesHARDCOVER02/04/2020$85.00
    Cover: Orthodox Passions: Narrating Filial Love during the High QingOrthodox Passions: Narrating Filial Love during the High QingEpstein, MaramHARDCOVER12/17/2019$68.00
    Cover: Imaginative Mapping: Landscape and Japanese Identity in the Tokugawa and Meiji ErasImaginative Mapping: Landscape and Japanese Identity in the Tokugawa and Meiji ErasToyosawa, NobukoHARDCOVER08/13/2019$60.00
    Cover: Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to TwitterBored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to TwitterFernandez, Luke
    Matt, Susan J.
    HARDCOVER05/01/2019$35.00
    Cover: Becoming Taiwanese: Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s to 1950sBecoming Taiwanese: Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s to 1950sDawley, Evan N.HARDCOVER04/16/2019$65.00
    Cover: Ethnic Chrysalis: China’s Orochen People and the Legacy of Qing Borderland AdministrationEthnic Chrysalis: China’s Orochen People and the Legacy of Qing Borderland AdministrationKim, Loretta E.HARDCOVER04/02/2019$75.00
    Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteHattiesburg: An American City in Black and WhiteSturkey, WilliamHARDCOVER03/28/2019$29.95
    Cover: Asia Inside Out: Itinerant PeopleAsia Inside Out: Itinerant PeopleTagliacozzo, Eric
    Siu, Helen F.
    Perdue, Peter C.
    HARDCOVER03/11/2019$46.50
    Cover: Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth CenturyBound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth CenturyHunter, Tera W.PAPERBACK02/18/2019$21.00
    Cover: To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western CultureTo See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western CultureGilburd, EleonoryHARDCOVER12/28/2018$36.00
    Cover: The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil WarThe Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil WarSheehan-Dean, AaronHARDCOVER11/05/2018$35.00
    Cover: A People’s History of Computing in the United StatesA People’s History of Computing in the United StatesRankin, Joy LisiHARDCOVER10/08/2018$29.95
    Cover: Illusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writing in the Modern AgeIllusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writing in the Modern AgeMicallef, RobertaPAPERBACK09/17/2018$19.95
    Cover: The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in TexasThe Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in TexasMartinez, Monica MuñozHARDCOVER09/03/2018$36.00
    Cover: Body, Society, and Nation: The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in ShanghaiBody, Society, and Nation: The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in ShanghaiNakajima, ChiekoHARDCOVER07/02/2018$45.00
    Cover: The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern AmericaThe Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern AmericaIgo, Sarah E.HARDCOVER05/07/2018$35.00
    Cover: Give and Take: Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern JapanGive and Take: Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern JapanEhlers, Maren A.HARDCOVER04/02/2018$49.95
    Cover: Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican MigrationUndocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican MigrationMinian, Ana RaquelHARDCOVER03/28/2018$29.95
    Cover: Building for Oil: Daqing and the Formation of the Chinese Socialist StateBuilding for Oil: Daqing and the Formation of the Chinese Socialist StateHou, LiHARDCOVER01/08/2018$39.95
    Cover: I Remain Yours: Common Lives in Civil War LettersI Remain Yours: Common Lives in Civil War LettersHager, ChristopherHARDCOVER01/08/2018$40.00
    Cover: Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum CityTaming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum CityMcNeur, CatherinePAPERBACK10/23/2017$30.00
    Cover: The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American WarThe Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American WarGuardino, PeterHARDCOVER08/28/2017$39.95
    Cover: Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan: Cases from the <i>Yuan dianzhang</i>Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan: Cases from the Yuan dianzhangBirge, BettineHARDCOVER07/24/2017$58.00
    Cover: The Sons of Remus: Identity in Roman Gaul and SpainThe Sons of Remus: Identity in Roman Gaul and SpainJohnston, Andrew C.HARDCOVER06/12/2017$53.00
    Cover: Mexicans in the Making of AmericaMexicans in the Making of AmericaFoley, NeilPAPERBACK05/08/2017$21.00
    Cover: Awakening: How Gays and Lesbians Brought Marriage Equality to AmericaAwakening: How Gays and Lesbians Brought Marriage Equality to AmericaFrank, NathanielHARDCOVER04/24/2017$40.00
    Cover: Moscow 1956: The Silenced SpringMoscow 1956: The Silenced SpringSmith, Kathleen E.HARDCOVER04/17/2017$40.00
    Cover: China Under Mao: A Revolution DerailedChina Under Mao: A Revolution DerailedWalder, Andrew G.PAPERBACK03/20/2017$29.95
    Cover: Clerical Households in Late Medieval ItalyClerical Households in Late Medieval ItalyCossar, RoisinHARDCOVER03/20/2017$53.00
    Cover: Sold People: Traffickers and Family Life in North ChinaSold People: Traffickers and Family Life in North ChinaRansmeier, Johanna S.HARDCOVER03/20/2017$54.50
    Cover: The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over HarlemThe Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over HarlemGoldstein, Brian D.HARDCOVER02/01/2017$31.00
    Cover: The War Within: Diaries from the Siege of LeningradThe War Within: Diaries from the Siege of LeningradPeri, AlexisHARDCOVER01/02/2017$29.95
    Cover: Latino Pentecostals in America: Faith and Politics in ActionLatino Pentecostals in America: Faith and Politics in ActionEspinosa, GastónPAPERBACK08/29/2016$30.00
    Cover: Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt BorderlandStanding on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt BorderlandCadava, Geraldo L.PAPERBACK08/29/2016$30.00
    Cover: Peasants, Power, and Place: Revolution in the Villages of Kharkiv Province, 1914–1921Peasants, Power, and Place: Revolution in the Villages of Kharkiv Province, 1914–1921Baker, Mark R.PAPERBACK08/15/2016$39.95
    Cover: Legal Plunder: Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval EuropeLegal Plunder: Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval EuropeSmail, Daniel LordHARDCOVER06/06/2016$42.00
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